TookOne Liga MX Y LA Major League Soccer (MLS) They will write a new chapter in their rivalry this Tuesday and Wednesday Stars game. Mikel Arriola, President of Liga MX Spoke to TUDN about the Leagues Cup, the tournament that will be held next year Mexico teams up against the United States and Canada.
“They will be 15 places, we’re looking at where it would be better for both leagues, With the allegation that stadiums are full, the same thing happens at Sophie Stadium, but permanently, all month, remember that there is no football in the world that summer and what we want is the benefit of both leagues. to pick up and Send the message that North American football is one of the most important in the world.”
“Next year the banquet is coming, For the first time in a tournament of all teams of one league against teams of another, 77 games in a month, In the official tournament, three countries, the United States and Canada, whoever wins goes to the 16th round of the CONCACAF Champions Cup, which means that if you win five more games, you go to the Club World Cup.”
On the other hand, in an interview with W Radio, he talked about Benefits of Forming a United League with American teams.
“to keep A United league next year, raises level and extends window Which our players will have. The tournament will not only be seen in the United States, Mexico, and Canada, but in more than 108 countries around the world. Be cross-platform. Streaming, Cable and Open TV”.
For the director, this alliance is not only about economic gains, but sports as well: “The The income that Liga MX can generate with this alliance with MLS will be used for game development, to clubs. It’s not just doing business. The United States is the world’s most important market and we want more investment and exposure So that our football grows in every field.”
Ariola said: “What we are doing is creating a joint tournament with increased income from broadcast rights. Our portfolio of teams is going to benefit and we will get better players in Liga MX.”
Mikel Arriola believes fans are interested To see the Mexican teams facing the Americans and the All-Star showing they played this Wednesday:
“Party of All-Star Game sold out in half an hour That means people, we have about 190 million fans between Mexico and America, s wants to see both the leagues together. To the extent that we are going to be the only league that is going to have an official tournament. What we are doing is creating a joint tournament with increased income from broadcast rights. Our portfolio of teams is going to benefit and it will benefit the fans, because if the teams can buy better and we will have better players.
This Tuesday, August 9th, Liga MX and MLS will face off in the Skill Challenge ahead of the All-Star Game.
League Cup, 15 places